Category: Maddocks Gardens

Maddocks Gardens cultural garden a showpiece for all to share

An Aboriginal cultural garden is the latest addition to Bairnsdale Regional Health Service’s Maddocks Gardens aged care facility – one where Aboriginal people and all residents and visitors can meet, chat and feel welcome. The garden, developed at a cost of $80,000, includes a specially-designed one-off yarning circle, picnic

BRHS remains vigilant as mask rules change

The wearing of masks inside clinical areas at Bairnsdale Regional Health Service is now optional in most cases. The move, announced to staff on Tuesday, comes as case numbers for coronavirus (COVID=19) and other respiratory illnesses has declined substantially in the community and among BRHS staff. BRHS staff and

Maddocks Gardens wins public healthcare award

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service’s Maddocks Gardens residential aged care facility last night won a prestigious state-wide award for an innovative new approach to helping people with dementia. Maddocks Gardens won the award for Excellence in Public Sector Aged Care at the Victorian Public Healthcare Awards for its work with residents who have dementia, using an interactive program they developed to improve residents’

Carole-Anne’s warm glow from volunteer job done well

Volunteering with Bairnsdale Regional Health Services helps Carole-Anne Hock contribute to her community. Carole-Anne – a former chef, East Gippsland TAFE hospitality trainer and business owner – has been a volunteer at BRHS for five years. Her roles include clerical and administration work in the hospital’s Oncology and Dialysis